Spanning America's history, from its colonization to the Trump era, this comprehensive history explores what it has meant to be a working person. Revised to include a more current and inclusive perspective, From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend looks at 17th century indentured servants and slaves, sex workers, high-tech Silicon Valley workers, and more. Gain insight into their relationships with pressing issues like immigrant workers, worker activism, global unions, and social justice. And if that isn't enough to satiate your curiosity, there are illustrations! Learn not only the facts and timelines, but who these people were and what their lives were like.